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Campus Resources

Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD): The mission of the Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) is to enhance this experience for students with disabilities. Our goal is to ensure a comprehensively accessible University experience where individuals with disabilities have the same access to programs, opportunities and activities as all others. The Center is also committed to promoting access and awareness as a resource to all members of the community.

UConntact: Find clubs and organizations on campus to connect with other students and build leadership skills

Office of Diversity and Inclusion: The Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides online resources for students, as well as open office hours throughout the semester.

Professional Associations

COSD Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities a unique and dynamic national professional association comprised of more than 600 colleges and universities and over 500 major national employers. COSD’s mission is to improve the employment rate of college students and recent graduates with disabilities on a national basis

General Information and Resources

Connect-Ability: Managed by the Connecticut Department of Rehabilitation Services, offers resources on the Job Search, identifying options, and getting experience

Disability.gov: U.S. federal government website for information on disability programs and services nationwide

AAPD-American Association of People with Disabilities: Nation’s largest disability rights organization. They promote equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities

ADA Guide for People with Disabilities Seeking Employment: frequently asked questions about ADA law and rights

Equal Opportunities Publications, Inc. Companies Actively Recruiting – Careers & the Disabled.

Job Accommodations Network (JAN) A free consulting service (through gov’t Office of Disability Employment Policy ODEP) designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by providing individualized worksite accommodations solutions, providing technical assistance regarding the ADA and other disability related legislation, and educating callers about self-employment option

We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues. This is a great site that shares extremely vital and current information and also functions as an indispensable support system

Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP), a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs

Mobility International is a disability-led non-profit organization advancing disability rights and leadership globally

Affirmative Action Register – Positions, both of an academic and non-academic nature, with colleges and universities from across the country. Directed to women, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons, as well as all employment candidates

Job Search and Internships

ENTRY POINT! is a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offering Outstanding Internship Opportunities… in Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, and some fields of Business …for Students with Disabilities

Emerging Leaders Summer internship and leadership development opportunities for students with disabilities. Started by Booz Allen and administered by the National Business and Disability Council

Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, Scholarship Program for College Students with Disabilities Working to help students develop leadership skills and gain valuable work experience in public service through exposure to workshops, seminars, lectures, embassy visits and networking events held throughout the course of each semester

Getting Hired is a website designed for people with disabilities. It includes a Community of Support to help you make connections, resources to help you reach your potential, such as Profile/Resume Builder, Career Assessment, and Video Interview Training, and job listings

JobAccess provides a place where people with disabilities can seek employment, confident that they will be evaluated solely on their skills and experience. JobAccess Resume Builder which helps you to build and post a professional looking resume that companies across the US will be able to browse

Abilityjobs.com job board and resources

AbilityLinks.org information for job seekers including a job board, mentoring possibilities, employer information, news, events and more

Diversity and Inclusion Career Center (EOP): information, publications and a job board

Bender Consulting Services an employment services consultant /head hunters focused specifically on persons with disabilities